RFR: [9] 8043340 & 8043591: [macosx] Build system issues

Henry Jen henry.jen at oracle.com
Wed Jun 11 16:24:24 UTC 2014

On 06/10/2014 02:26 PM, David DeHaven wrote:
> Can I get another Review on this?

Looks good to me.

>> $ sudo xcode-select -switch /Applications/old/Xcode4.app
>> $ make clean; sh ./configure; make images
>> Broken! The current Xcode command line tools don't run gcc as gcc even if Xcode 4 is active
>> Nothing we can do about this, anyone needing to use Xcode 4 will need to use --with-toolchain-path or --with-toolchain-type=clang (as below)
>> Hudson/JPRT should not be affected unless they also have Xcode 5 installed

I assume this is because xcodebuild --version will report 4 in this case 
as 4 is set to active, but command line tools in /usr/bin are not 
updated accordingly?

If --with-toolchain-path=<xcode4> work, perhaps we can set this based on 
version reported by xcodebuild?


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